Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 43,267 with a growth rate of -0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Pennsylvania is the 50th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202043,267-187-0.43%
201943,454-187-0.43%
201843,641-187-0.43%
201743,828-209-0.47%
201644,037-308-0.69%
201544,345-225-0.50%
201444,570-306-0.68%
201344,876750.17%
201244,801-113-0.25%
201144,914-248-0.55%
201045,162-921-2.00%
199046,083-2,220-4.60%
198048,3034,60810.55%
197043,695-3,097-6.62%
196046,792-2,355-4.79%
195049,147-4,943-9.14%
194054,0901,9763.79%
193052,114-9,990-16.09%
192062,104-986-1.56%
191063,0903,9776.73%
190059,11315,10834.33%
189044,00516,07057.53%
188027,9356,27928.99%
187021,6563,38618.53%
186018,2704,75235.15%
185013,5186,26586.38%
18407,2535,228258.17%
18302,0251,464260.96%
1820561400248.45%
18101610.00%

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,16997.92%
Two or More Races4070.92%
Black or African American2350.53%
Asian1270.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native780.18%
Some Other Race470.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.05%

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.9


Total

42.5


Male

45.4


Female

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 34,730 adults, (8,860 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania.

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

22,197

50.35%

Male

21,887

49.65%

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All75.5%24.5%
Male72%28%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female51.7%48.3%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4652.3575.5
Married9,6002.9591.3
Non Family6,1961.1657.8
Female1,6432.9451.7
Male1,0262.9572

2.86

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0863.46%
9th to 12th Grade2,1536.87%
High School Graduate15,71250.12%
Some College4,19113.37%
Associates Degree3,0699.79%
Bachelors Degree3,33110.63%
Graduate Degree1,8055.76%

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,67327,5775,027
Multiple Races21717526
Hispanic20115935
Black131839
Asian776448
Native American5148
Other Race28187
Islander1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,905$42,636$24,471
Less Than High School$30,290$36,410$16,065
High School Grad$30,234$40,879$19,306
Some College$35,396$44,552$26,887
Bachelors Degree$41,565$48,239$36,779
Graduate Degree$54,779$68,750$47,904

$33,905

Average Earnings

$42,636

Average Male

$24,471

Average Female

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Language

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Language

95.31% of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.96% of the population.

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,1165,78413.73%
Multiple4059122.47%
Black1635332.52%
Native784051.28%
Hispanic352257.10%
Islander2121100.00%
Other3139.68%

13.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.81%

Male Poverty Rate

15.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania is Hispanic, with 7.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.86%
High School12.86%
Some College9.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.32%
Male Unemployed11.90%
Female Employed8.46%
Male Employed4.64%

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Income

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,818$59,036
Families$58,914$70,074
Married Families$66,235$77,461
Non Families$25,233$34,123

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Veterans

3,150

Number of Veterans

2,890

Male Veterans

260

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,179
First Gulf War495
Second Gulf War457
Korea354
World War II151
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74948
75+845
35 to 54605
55 to 64509
18 to 34243
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0729.02%
Hispanic4015.81%
2 or More3916.18%
Indian2641.94%
Black136.60%

$Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.46%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.39% of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 87.46% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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